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Topics: நாட்டுப்புற இலக்கியம், புலவர் த....
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A history of Tamil literature.
Topics: Dr R Srinivasan, tamil, literature, history
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Topics: எழுத்தாளர்கள், சிறுகதை, படைப்புகள்,...
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A public domain work by Na Parthasarathy on the ancient Hindu epic, The Mahabharata.
Topics: Na Parthasarathy, Hindu, Mahabharata
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A collection of Tamil songs by Azha Valliappa.
Topics: tamil, Azha, Valliappa, children's literature
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A public domain work by Thirukkural Munusamy.
Topics: public domain, tamil, Thirukkural Munusamy
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A public domain work by Puliyur Kesikan.
Topics: public domain, Puliyur Kesikan, tamil
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A public domain work by Kavignar Suradha.
Topics: tamil, public domain, Kavignar Suradha
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A Tamil historical novel by Na Parthasarathy.
Topics: tamil, novel, Na. Parthasarathy
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by Na Parthasarathy
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A historical Tamil novel by Na Parthasarathy.
Topics: historical, Tamil, novel, Na Parthasarathy
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A historical Tamil novel by Na Parthasarathy.
Topics: historical, Tamil, novel, Na Parthasarathy
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by Puliyur Kesikan
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A public domain work by Puliyur Kesikan.
Topics: public domain, Puliyur Kesikan, tamil
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A public domain work by A Sa Gna.
Topics: A Sa Gna, tamil, அ.ச.ஞா
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A public domain work by Na Vanamamalai.
Topics: public domain, Na Vanamamalai, tamil, history, culture
A Tamil work by Vellaivaranar.
Topics: Vellaivaranar, tamil
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by Na Parthasarathy
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A Tamil novel by Na Parthasarathy.
Topics: Tamil, novel, Na Parthasarathy
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A Tamil novel by Na Parthasarathy.
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Topics: tamil, novel, Na. Parthasarathy
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Tamil songs by A Maruthakasi.
Topics: Tamil, songs, Maruthakasi
Topics: கி.வா.ஜ., நாவல், படைப்புகள், Ki.Va.Ja. Ki Va Jagannathan,...
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A Tamil historical novel by Na Parthasarathy.
Topics: tamil, novel, Na. Parthasarathy
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A Tamil work by Na Subbureddiar.
Topics: Tamil, Na Subbureddiar
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A public domain work by Mayilai Siva Muthu.
Topics: public domain, Mayilai Siva Muthu, tamil
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A public domain work by A Sa Gna.
Topics: A Sa Gna, tamil
A children's biography of Periyar EV Ramasami.
Topics: periyar, evr, ramasami, dravidian
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A history of the Tirunelveli region.
Topics: Tirunelveli, Na. Sanjeevi, tamil, history
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by Tho Mu Si Ragunathan
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A public domain work by Tho Mu Si Ragunathan.
Topics: public domain, Tho Mu Si Ragunathan, tamil
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Topics: எழுத்தாளர்கள், கி.வா.ஜ., பக்தி...
A Tamil work by Vellaivaranar.
Topics: Vellaivaranar, tamil
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by Vaduvoor Duraiswamy Iyengar
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A public domain Tamil novel by Vaduvoor Dureaiswamy Iyengar.
Topics: Tamil, novel, Vaduvoor Duraiswamy Iyengar
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by Na. Parthasarathy
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A historical Tamil novel by Na Parthasarathy.
Topics: tamil, novel, Na. Parthasarathy
A Tamil public domain work by Tha. Kovendan.
Topics: Tamil, Tha. Kovendan
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by Saavi
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A Tamil novel by Saavi.
Topics: tamil, saavi, novel
A Tamil short story by S. Ramakrishnan. Disclaimer: The copyright on this work has not expired. Openreadingroom.com does not own the copyright. This work is made available strictly for personal use.
Topics: எஸ். ராமகிருஷ்ணன், சிறுகதை, Tamil, short story, S....
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A Tamil work by Na Subbureddiar.
Topics: Tamil, Na Subbureddiar
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by Na. Parthasarathy
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A Tamil historical novel by Na Parthasarathy.
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Topics: tamil, novel, Na. Parthasarathy
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A Tamil historical novel by Na Parthasarathy.
Topics: tamil, novel, Na. Parthasarathy
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A Tamil work by Vindhan.
Topics: Tamil, Vindhan, விந்தன்
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A Tamil historical novel by Na Parthasarathy.
Topics: tamil, novel, Na. Parthasarathy
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A Tamil work by Vellaivaranar.
Topics: Vellaivaranar, tamil
Topics: இலக்கணம், எழுத்தாளர்கள், படைப்புகள்,...
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A Tamil work by Kundrakudi Adigalar. This work is in the public domain.
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Topics: Tamil, commentary, Thirukkural, Kundrakudi Adigalar
A public domain Tamil work by Vellaivaranar.
Topics: Vellaivaranar, tamil
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by KAP Viswanatham
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A public domain work by KAP Viswanatham.
Topics: public domain, tamil, KAP Viswanatham
A Tamil work by Vellaivaranar.
Topics: Vellaivaranar, tamil
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Topics: எழுத்தாளர்கள், சிறுகதை, படைப்புகள்,...
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A Tamil novel by Na Parthasarathy.
Topics: tamil, novel, Na. Parthasarathy, historical
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A Tamil short story by Sivasankari. Disclaimer: The copyright on this work has not expired. Openreadingroom.com does not own the copyright. This work is made available strictly for personal use.
Topics: Tamil, short story, சிவசங்கரி, சிறுகதை, Sivasankari
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by Na Subbureddiar
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A Tamil work by Na Subbureddiar.
Topics: Tamil, Na Subbureddiar
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A public domain work by A Sa Gna.
Topic: திருவாசகம், அ.ச.ஞ
A public domain work by Thirukkural Munusamy.
Topics: public domain, tamil, Thirukkural Munusamy
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Tamil songs by Udumalai Narayana Kavi.
Topics: Tamil, songs, Udumalai Narayana Kavi
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A Tamil public domain work by Na. Sanjeevi.
Topics: Na. Sanjeevi, tamil
A collection of stories told by Ramakrishna Paramahamsa.
Topics: tamil, ramakrishna paramahamsa, stories
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A collection of Tamil short stories by Jayakanthan.
Topics: Tamil, short stories, Jayakanthan
Tamil short stories by Vallikkannan.
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Topics: Tamil, Vallikkannan, stories
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by Vaduvoor Duraiswamy Iyengar
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A Tamil by novel by Vaduvoor Duraiswamy Iyengar.
Topics: Tamil, novel, Vaduvoor Duraiswamy Iyengar
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A public domain work by Puliyur Kesikan.
Topics: public domain, Puliyur Kesikan, tamil
The history and development of Tamil language by Pulavar Tha Kovendan.
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Topics: tamil, language, Pulavar Tha Kovendan
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Thoughts on the Tamil sacred text, Thiruvasagam.
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Topics: tamil, thiruvasagam, thiruvasakam, gnanasambandham
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A Tamil novel by Saavi.
Topics: tamil, saavi, novel
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by Pammal Sambandha Mudaliar
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A public domain work by Pammal Sambandha Mudaliar.
Topics: public domain, tamil, Pammal Sambandha Mudaliar
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by Saavi
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A Tamil novel by Saavi.
Topics: tamil, novel, saavi
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by Na. Parthasarathy
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A Tamil novel by Na Parthasarathy.
Topics: tamil, novel, Na. Parthasarathy
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by Pammal Sambandha Mudaliar
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A Tamil play on the life of Buddha, written by Pammal Sambandha Mudaliar.
Topics: tamil, play, Buddha, Pammal, Sambandha, Mudaliar
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by Na. Parthasarathy
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A Tamil novel by Na. Parthasarathy.
Topics: tamil, novel, Na. Parthasarathy
A Tamil work by Tho. Mu. Bhaskara Thondaiman
Topics: Tamil, Tho. Mu. Bhaskara Thondaiman
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by Ki Rajanarayanan
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Topics: Ki Rajanarayanan, tamil
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A public domain work by A Sa Gna.
Topics: A Sa Gna, tamil
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by Thi Janakiraman
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A short story by Thi Janakiraman.
Topics: short story, Thi Janakiraman, tamil
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Topics: சிறுகதை, மொழிபெயர்ப்பு,...
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by Na. Parthasarathy
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A Tamil novel by Na. Parthasarathy.
Topics: tamil, novel, Na. Parthasarathy
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A public domain work by A Sa Gna.
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Topics: A Sa Gna, tamil
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A Tamil public domain work by Na. Sanjeevi.
Topics: Na. Sanjeevi, tamil
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by Ki Rajanarayanan
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Topics: Ki Rajanarayanan, tamil
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by K.P. Venkatachalam
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A Tamil short story by K.P. Venkatachalam.
Topics: Tamil, short story, K.P. Venkatachalam, manikkodi